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Today's Railways UK
Typical current front page of Today's Railways UK magazine.jpg
Editor Paul Abell
Former editors Peter Fox
Staff writers Robert Pritchard
Alan Yearsley
Categories Railways, Light rail, Heritage railways
Frequency Monthly (second Monday)
Publisher Platform 5 Publishing Ltd
Founder Peter Fox
Year founded January 2002 (2002-Jan) (as entrain)
First issue January 2006 (2006-Jan)
Company Platform 5 Publishing Ltd
Country UK
Based in Sheffield
Language English
ISSN 1475-9713
Today's Railways Europe
Editor David Haydock
Staff writers 30 regular contributors
Categories Railways, Light rail, Heritage railways
Frequency Monthly (fourth Monday)
Publisher Platform 5 Publishing Ltd
First issue 1994, as Today's Railways
Company Platform 5 Publishing Ltd
Country UK / France
Based in Sheffield / Douai
Language English
ISSN 1354-2753

Today's Railways UK (TRUK) and Today's Railways Europe (TREU) are railway magazines aimed at the enthusiast and semi-professional market and concentrating on current and heritage events, in the UK, and in continental Europe respectively. They are published by Platform 5 Publishing Ltd of Sheffield.[1]


Today's Railways Europe[edit]

Today's Railways EUROPE magazine began publication in 1994 as Today's Railways.[2]

Today's Railways EUROPE (ISSN 1354-2753), covers the European railway scene, and normally published on the fourth Monday of each month.[citation needed] The magazine sometimes publishes articles on scenic lines.[3] Normally, the magazine consist of several sections: headlights (usually David Haydocks text about contemporary events on the railway scene, 1 page), headline news (up to 8 pages), light rail news (4 pages), mail train (2 pages), news round up (18 - 22 pages), heritage news (4 pages), railtours diary and book and DVD reviews. The magazine also have up to three feature articles. In the recent issues, TREU also covers Russian and ex-Soviet railway news.

Today's Railways UK[edit]

Today's Railways UK (ISSN 1750-6905), covers railways in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It has carried its current title from issue #49, January 2006, having originally (from January 2002) been published as entrain (ISSN 1475-9713).

The magazine is normally published on the second Monday of each month.


The paper size is now A4.

See also[edit]

UK railways interest magazines:


  1. ^ British Library. Bibliographic Services Division (2006). Serials in the British Library. The British Library, Bibliographic Services Division. p. 118. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Comment: Two Years On". Today's Railways (13). Platform 5 Publishing (UK). June–July 1996. p. 5. ISSN 1354-2753. 
  3. ^ Solomon, Brian; Gruber, John E. (2003). Railway Photography. Krause Publications. p. 97. ISBN 978-0-87349-566-0.